Just Eat bitten by Uber move

Californian taxi-hailing app Uber is reportedly in early talks to buy London-based food delivery start-up Deliveroo to expand its existing Uber Eats business. Both Uber, valued at about $72billion, and London-based Deliveroo, founded in 2013, declined to comment. Observers suggested Deliveroo would be reluctant to relinquish its independence, while More...

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By admin On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Pound euro exchange rate: GBP slumps after EU leaders condemn Chequers plan

The pound has fallen back against the euro this morning as Transport Secretary Chris Grayling threatened that the UK could leave the EU without a deal unless the EU is willing to compromise in talks, particularly More...

By admin On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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HSBC launches £12 billion loan fund for SMEs

It includes £1 billion for UK businesses wanting to expand overseas and a £300 million pot for agricultural firms. Now entering its fifth year, the fund is £2 billion bigger than 2017’s all of which was More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Get creative to make the most of your savings

Yesterday the Daily Express revealed how savings rates are at a five-year low despite the Bank of England hiking base rates to 0.75 per cent in August. You can get far better returns if you make the effort to More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Bitcoin price drop: Will Bitcoin hit $3k – Is the rise of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency over?

Bitcoin started this year on a high of $14,112 (£10,745) and reached a peak of $19,535 (£14,874) on December 17. However, since the beginning of the year, it has suffered a significant loss and is currently More...

By admin On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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CRUSADER GUIDE TO PROTECTING YOUR TECH: wise up on the policies before buying insurance

If you have a costly device or multiple ones, you could find it better to take out standalone cover as the protection you may have through any home insurance you have is likely to be restricted, not just to More...

By admin On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Pound euro exchange rate: GBP stalls as Carney compares no-deal Brexit to 2008 crash

This leaves the pairing just shy of a one-month high. The pound is continuing to trade narrowly against the euro after Bank of England (BoE) Governor, Mark Carney issued a damning assessment of what impact leaving More...

By admin On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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‘Stab in back’ angers Ashley

His outburst will fuel speculation that Ashley is considering taking the sportswear business private, 11 years after it was floated on the stock market.  Chief executive Ashley, who owns 61 per cent of the More...

By admin On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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THE SUSSEX PEASANT: Mobile farm shop and growers’ friend opens up new sales channel

Now his eye-catching lorry, a converted old-style wooden horse box, is on shoppers’ maps, often filling the retail gap in places where independent stores have closed down. Demand for his farm-to-fork, county-based More...

By admin On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Pound euro exchange rate: GBP near 6-week high ahead of BoE and ECB meetings

Pound traders are currently waiting for the midday Bank of England (BoE) monetary policy meeting to take place. Another factor limiting Sterling trade has been a warning from Chancellor Philip Hammond that a More...